Configuring Email Clients
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Supported Email Clients

You can use any email client which supports POP3, SMTP and SMTP Authentication. Some examples of such email clients are:

  • Microsoft Outlook 2007
  • Windows Mail
  • Microsoft Outlook Express
  • Eudora
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Mail for MacOS
  • Microsoft Entourage
  • Netscape Communicator
  • And many, many more!

Outlook 2007

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*


  1. Open Outlook. Select Account Settings... from the Tools menu.
  2. On the E-mail tab, click New
  3. Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click Next ->
  4. Select "Internet E-mail" and click Next ->
  5. Enter your details as follows. Make sure to replace username@yourdomain.com and yourdomain.com with your actual email address and domain name.
  6. Click on the Outgoing Server tab, and check the box labeled "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication." Then choose to "Use same settings as my incoming mail server."
  7. Click "OK", then "Next", and "Finish"

Outlook 2003

To configure your Microsoft® Outlook® 2003 to send email with your email account, follow the instructions bellow:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*


  1. Click on Tools - Email Accounts... Select "Add a new email account" and click Next. Select POP3 and click Next.
  2. Enter your details as follows. Make sure to replace username@yourdomain.com and yourdomain.com with your actual email address and domain name.
  3. When you have finished entering your details, click on More Settings...  From the window that opens, click on the Outgoing Server tab.  Check mark "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and then select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server.  Then click OK.

  4. Click Next and then Finish.
 

Outlook Express

To configure your Microsoft® Outlook® Express to send email with your email account, follow the instructions bellow:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Click on Tools and then Accounts. Click on the Add button and select Mail...
  2. Enter your display name in the field provided and then click Next.
  3. Enter your email address in the field provided and then click Next.
  4. Select the server type POP3 and enter your incoming and outgoing mail server names. (Make sure to replace "yourdomain.com" with your actual domain name). Click Next.

  5. Enter your account name and password in the fields provided. Please note that your account name is the same as your full email address. Then click Next and then Finish.
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  6. You should then see your server in the list of Mail accounts. Select the newly added account and click on the Properties button.

  7. Click on the Servers tab and then check mark the box labeled My server requires Authentication.
  8. Click on the Settings... button. In the next window make sure that the option Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.
  9. Click OK, then OK, and finally Close. You're now ready to send and receive email.

Mozilla Thunderbird 5

To configure Mozilla Thunderbird 5 to send email with your email account, follow the instructions bellow:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Run Thunderbird. From the Tools menu select Account Settings...
  2. In the next window, click Account Actions and then Add Mail Account...
  3. The Account Wizard will begin. Enter Your name (as you want to be seen by others), Email address and Password  and then click on Continue
  4. You'll then need to click on Manual config
  5. From here you can enter in the account information. Be sure to change your username to use the full email address.
  6. Once complete click on Create Account

Mozilla Thunderbird

To configure Mozilla Thunderbird to send email with your email account, follow the instructions bellow:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Run Thunderbird. From the Tools menu select Account Settings...
  2. In the next window, click Add Account...
  3. The Account Wizard will begin. Select Email account and click Next.
  4. Enter your full name in the Your Name field and your full email address in the Email Address field. Then click Next.
  5. On the server information page, select POP as your incoming server type. Then enter mail.yourdomain.com and smtp.yourdomain.com as your Incoming Server and Outgoing Server. Make sure to replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name. Then click Next.
  6. On the usernames page, enter your full email address as both your incoming username and outgoing username. Then click Next.
  7. On the Account name page, you can enter any Name you choose to help you identify the account from within Thunderbird. Then click Next.
  8. You'll then see a confirmation page with all your account details. To complete the setup, click on Finish. You can then start using yoru account.

Outlook 2000/2002

To configure your Microsoft® Outlook® 2000/2002 to send email with your email account, follow the instructions bellow:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): 'mail'.yourdomain.com
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Click on Tools - Accounts. There you will see:
  2. Click on the Mail tab.
  3. Click Add - Mail, this will run the Internet Connection Wizard.
  4. Enter your name here, like Firstname Lastname, click Next.

  5. Enter your email address, (for example: admin@yourdomain.com) and click Next.
  6. Leave incoming mail server type as POP3, enter mail.yourdomain.com as Incoming Mail Server and enter smtp.yourdomain.com as Outgoing Mail Server, click Next.
  7. Change the account name to your email address (for example: admin@yourdomain.com), enter your password for that account, click Next.
  8. Click Finish.
  9. Click on your newly created account in Outlook and click Properties.
  10. Click Servers tab.
  11. Click "My server requires authentication" checkbox and click Settings button.
  12. Select the Log on using option and enter Account name as admin@yourdomain.com, enter your password for your admin mailbox in Password field, click OK.
  13. Click OK, click Close. You have just setup your email account and Outgoing SMTP Server.
  14. For additional email addresses, simply repeat these steps using your desired email account.

Entourage 2008

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*


  1. Click Tools and then click Accounts.
  2. In the Accounts window click New.
  3. The Account Setup Assistant will start. Click the Configure account manually button.
  4. Select POP for Account type and click OK.
  5. Enter your details in the appropriate section:
    • Account Name Name your account something descriptive such as "myhosting.com email".
    • Name Enter your full name as you would like it to appear on the messages that you send.
    • Account ID enter your full email address again.
  6. Click the button labeled Click here for advanced sending options in the sending mail section and check the SMTP server requires authentication. Leave the default on use same settings as receiving mail server.
  7. Click "OK".

Entourage 2004

To configure Entourage 2004 to send email with your email account, follow the instructions bellow:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Run Entourage. From the Tools menu select Accounts.
  2. From the Accounts window, click New.
  3. Select Account type POP and click OK.
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  4. On the Edit Account page you'll be prompted to enter all of your email account details.
    • The Account name can be anything you would like to identify the email account within Entourage.
    • Enter your full name in the Name field.
    • And your email address in the E-mail address field.
    • For Account ID, enter your full email address.
    • Enter your POP server as mail.yourdomain.com making sure to replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name.
    • Enter your email account password in the Password field
  5. In the SMTP server field, enter smtp.yourdomain.com making sure to replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name. Then click on the button below the field which reads Clic here for advanced sending options. This will open a sub-menu. On the sub-menu, select SMTP server requires authentication and Use same settings as receiving mail server.
  6. Close the sub-menu by clicking on the small "-" in the top-left corner. Then click OK. Your account is now set up and ready to use.

Eudora

To configure your Eudora 6 to send email with your email account, follow the instructions below:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Click on Tools - Options. A window will open where you can enter all of your mail server options. You can enter them as follows:
  2. Make sure to replace username@yourdomain.com and yourdomain.com with your actual email address and domain name.
  3. Once you have finished entering your settings, click on OK to save your settings.
  4. Then you can click on the "Check Mail" button to download your email.

Mail for Mac

To configure Mail for Macintosh to send and receive email with your email account, please follow the instructions below:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Run Mail for Macintosh. From the Mail menu, select Preferences...
  2. In the Accounts window, click on the + located in the bottom-left corner.
  3. Next, enter your full name and your email address in the fields provided. Make sure to replace username@yourdomain.com with your actual email address. Then click Continue.
  4. Next, enter your incoming mail server name. (Replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name). Your username should be the exact same as your email address as you entered in the previous step. Then click Continue.
  5. Next, enter your outgoing mail server name. (Replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name). Check mark the Use Authentication checkbox. Then enter your email address in the User Name field and your password. Then click Continue.
  6. You'll then be presented an account summary with all the details you entered. Click Continue.
  7. Click Done.
  8. You should then see your new account in the "Accounts" list on the left side of the window. You can now begin using your account.

Outlook Express for Mac

To configure Outlook Express for Mac to send and receive email with your email account, please follow the instructions bellow:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail'.yourdomain.com'
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.yourdomain.com
Username: username@yourdomain.com
Password: *your_mailbox_password*
  1. Run Outlook Express.
  2. Click the Tools menu and select Accounts. The Accounts window will appear:
  3. Click New; this will start the Account Setup Assistant.
  4. Enter your name in the Display Name field, and then click on the Right Arrow to continue.
  5. Select "I already have an e-mail address that I'd like to use" and enter your e-mail address in the field. Then click the Right Arrow to continue.
  6. Select the "My incoming mail server is a POP server" option and enter mail.domain_name.com as your Incoming mail server and smtp.domain_name.com as your Outgoing mail server (make sure to replace domain_name.com with your actual domain name). Then click the Right Arrow to continue.
  7. Enter your username in the Account ID and enter your password in the Password field. Then click the Right Arrow to finish the Assistant.
    NOTE: Your username is the same as your email address. For example, if your email address is youruser@domain_name.com, then your username will be youruser@domain_name.com.
  8. You should now see the Accounts window, with your newly created account under Outlook Express. Select the new account and click Edit:

  9. Click to the button saying "Click here for advanced sending options" on the bottom of the window. This will allow you to setup SMTP/Outgoing Mail Server authentication:
  10. Select "SMTP server requires authentication" and select "Log on using". Under Account ID, enter youruser@domain_name.com and enter your password in the Password field. Click the little square button on the top left to close the advanced SMTP options:
  11. Click OK to close the Account Properties, and then you can close the Accounts window from its handle. That's it! Now you can send and receive emails from your newly created account.
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